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With spring delivering below average rainfall on Hawke's Bay's Ruataniwha and Heretaunga plains, New Zealand First is gobsmacked at the roadblocks being erected before the Ruataniwha Water Storage Scheme. “New Zealand used to be a country...

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New Zealand First will resist any attempt to nationalise the Auckland Energy Consumer Trust (AECT), the majority owner of Vector, unless it has the full backing of households, flats and businesses in Auckland, Manukau and northern parts of Papakura. “The...

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Giving three free GP visits to SuperGold cardholders makes economic sense, the freebie to see the doctor will save health dollars, says New Zealand First. “The SuperGold Health Check programme offers a rare chance for the government to actively...

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Labour Leader Andrew Little will tomorrow announce his new Caucus line up for the next year. When: 10.30am, Monday 24 November 2014 Where: Labour Caucus Room

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Prime Minister John Key today released the final draft of legislation which addresses the rising threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters. The final draft of the Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill contains proposals previously announced...

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Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says there has been a high level of interest from New Zealand health professionals wanting to join international efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.   “Since expressions of interest opened...

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Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce travels to Perth today for a short series of engagements. This weekend sees Perth hosting the first of four New Zealand job fairs in Australia targeting some emerging skills shortages in New Zealand,...

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Trade Minister Tim Groser today welcomed the announcement on the successful conclusion of negotiations with the Republic of Korea on a Free Trade Agreement. “Korea is one of New Zealand's biggest and most important trading partners,”...

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Prime Minister John Key today announced that New Zealand and the Republic of Korea have completed Free Trade Agreement negotiations. “Korea is New Zealand's sixth largest export destination for goods and services and eighth largest import...

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Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomes the Health Promotion Agency's latest alcohol moderation campaign which launches tonight with a television campaign promoting water as a tool to pace your drinking. “Binge drinking is a major issue...

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